NASA STEM: Teaching Problem Based Learning with Robotics and Coding
Thursday 06/25/2020
5:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

Explore STEM  Problem Based Learning with hands-on and inquiry based learning activities related to robotics and the engineering curriculum.  The activities and NASA educational websites introduced will provide the educators new curriculum ideas to assist in reaching the NGSS and Common CORE learning outcomes standards.  The webinar will include  "acting out science" kinesthetic (PBL) problem based learning activities.  Learn how to  code the Sphero (a small spherical robot) to solve the engineering and math problem of flying in formation. 

Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.